The right school is a place where your child feels accepted and supported, a school that provides your child the special services he or she requires to succeed. No school is perfect, but maybe you’ve grown concerned about your child’s current school. Ask yourself:
Is my child
- reluctant to go to school?
- weary and unhappy at the end of most school days?
- stuck in a cycle of underachievement or failure?
- complaining that school is boring and that teachers don’t care about him or her?
- lacking close friends at school?
- stressed out during the school year?
If your answer is yes to one or more of these questions, the school may be a poor fit for your child. What can you do?
For information on your options, see “Choosing a School: Understanding Your Range of Options.” For a worksheet of questions to ask and things to look for when you visit a prospective school, download “Visiting a School Worksheet: What to Ask, What to Look For.”
Bonnie Z. Goldsmith has worked in the field of education throughout her professional life. She has wide experience as a writer, editor, and teacher.
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